NFT BOMBSHELL: Larva Labs sells IP rights to CryptoPunks, Meebits to Yuga Labs, creator of Bored Ape Yacht Club, which plans to give unlimited commercial rights to CryptoPunks owners

In stunning news that was rumored yesterday, the two biggest startups in creating NFTs — Larva Labs the creator of the CryptoPunks and Yuga Labs the creator of the Bored Ape Yacht Club — both announced that Yuga had acquired the intellectual property to Larva’s CryptoPunks and Meebits. The deal involves the two biggest and…

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Bored Ape Yacht Club (BAYC) will transfer all IP to Bored Ape owners. Say what?!

Not a day goes by in the NFT world without something mind-blowing. I’ve been blown away so much by a message from Yuga Labs, the creator of the Bored Ape Yacht Club, from January 3 that I’ve taken this long to write about it. As many of my readers know, back in November 2021, I…

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Serena Williams, Neymar ape in Bored Ape Yacht Club NFTs on same day, both buying pink Bored Apes! Who’s next?

What’s the chance that Serena Williams and Neymar, the Brazilian soccer player, both buy Bored Ape NFTs on the same day? Not only that, but buy rare pink Bored Apes! It has to be coordinated, right? Serena and Neymar must have planned this together (they do know each other from a meeting in 2016 in…

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Bored Apes go on mega-bull run on Jan. 14, floor price 83 ETH, far surpassing CryptoPunks at 62 ETH

Friday, January 14th may be a day that we look back in history and say, That’s the day Bored Ape Yacht Club ended all debate over which NFTs are the most influential and the most powerful driver in the market. It’s BAYC. The floor price for the cheapest Bored Ape NFT is 83 ETH (($276,345.18).…

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Bored Apes, Mutant Apes continue bull run into 2022, as Eminem, Meek Mill, others ape in

2022 started out with a bang. And it was all apes. Yuga Labs, the creator of the Bored Ape Yacht Club, plus Mutant Ape Yacht Club and Bored Ape Kennel Club, has hit a rare NFT trifecta. Amazingly, the 3 hottest NFT collections in terms of sales volume in the past 24 hours were all…

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Ethereum co-founder Taylor Gerring buys Mega Mutant Serum for $3.5M to mutate his Bored Ape into mindblowing Mutant Ape #30004

Well, 2021 is going out with a bang, not a whimper. A big bang! Ethereum co-founder Taylor Gerring bought Mega Mutant Serum for $3.5M to mutate his Bored Ape into mindblowing Mutant Ape #30004. The mutation was live-streamed to ten thousand people via Twitch and Twitter, according to the Bored Ape Gazette. According to Rarity…

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Artnet’s Sarah Cascone identifies the Top 10 Most Expensive Artwork NFTs of 2021

Wow, what a year 2021 has been for NFTs! Sarah Cascone of Artnet looks back at the Top 10 Most Expensive Artwork NFT sales of 2021. Beeple, Everydays—The First 5000 Days, $69 million, March 2021, Christie’s Beeple, HUMAN ONE, $29.8 million, November 2021, Christie’s Beeple, Crossroads, $6.6 million, February 2021, Nifty Gateway XCOPY, Right-click and Save As guy, $6.57…

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Who is gmoney? The mystery behind the NFT guru and Bored Ape collaborator in Adidas’s “Into the Metaverse”

As we wind down 2021–what a crazy year it’s been–there’s one thing I wish I could do over. I wish I had followed @gmoneyNFT, who is self-described as a “futurist. disruptor. ape,” and read his tweet from January 6, 2021. In a tweet that may go down in history as a watershed moment for Web3…

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December 22, 2021 Bored Apes flipped CryptoPunks, but the flip flipped back today

Well, it happened. The Bored Ape Yacht Club, which just launched in April 2021, have “flipped” the legendary CryptoPunks, still the highest valued NFT collection. Flipping means that the last, lowest sales price for BAYC is higher than the same indicator for CryptoPunks. Back when BAYC first launched in April 2021, the NFTs were selling…

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Is Snoop Dogg really NFT collector Cozomo de’ Medici? Did he really put up for sale Cryptopunk #3831 due to Bored Apes flipping CryptoPunks in floor price?

One of the most famous NFT collectors is Cozomo de’ Medici, a reference to the wealthiest man who ruled Florence during the Renaissance and who was a patron to artists. On OpenSea, Cozomo de’ Medici has over 450 NFTs. On Sep. 20, 2021, Snoop Dogg tweeted “I am @CozomoMedici.” Many took that tweet as true.…

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